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Agrippina - George Frideric Handel

Information about the opera Agrippina by George Frideric Handel, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.

Recommended recordings on CD

Malgoire/Gens/Jaroussky (Dynamic CDS431/1-3)


An excellent live recording with great atmosphere.

Grande Ecurie et La Chambre du Roy, conducted by Jean-Claude Malgoire, 2003.

Cast: Véronique Gens (Agrippina), Philippe Jaroussky (Nerone), Ingrid Perruche (Poppea), Nigel Smith (Claudio), Thierry Grégoire (Ottone).

Dynamic CDS431/1-3

Gardiner/Jones/Ragin (Philips 438 009-2)

438 009-2

Fine performances by Michael Chance and Alastair Miles.

English Baroque Soloists, conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner, 1991-92.

Cast: Della Jones (Agrippina), Derek Lee Ragin (Nerone), Donna Brown (Poppea), Alastair Miles (Claudio), Michael Chance (Ottone).

Philips 438 009-2